Connecting the DOTS: an Intro to the Data-Oriented Tech Stack

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Hi BUG!

For our July meetup, we've got Phil Deschain from Unity coming to talk about what's new in DOTS, Unity's new data-oriented tech stack. DOTS is incredibly powerful and very clearly the future of programming Unity, so you're not going to want to miss this event!

Stripes Learning is also coming to talk about their new masterclass courses, as well as to sponsor pizza for the evening! Please RSVP so we ensure there's enough for everyone.

Talk:

We are going to cover the rationale and reasoning behind DOTS, its performance benefits and the reasons added performance is there. We will also do a little bit of a deeper dive into the guts of DOTS, just to illustrate some core concepts. Also Q/A.

Bio:

The name is Phil Deschain. I've been a game developer for about ten years now, primarily working on mobile games: Guns of Boom, Two Dots. Also did some indie stuff that never went anywhere. I love harder technical problems and I am specializing in DOTS just because of that.

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Our venue:

CIC Cambridge is located at 1 Broadway in Cambridge, just outside the Kendall Square Red Line T stop. Whenever possible, public transportation is recommended but for those who choose to drive, parking is available underneath the building on the Third Street side. Visitor parking is also available at the Kendall St garage and at the Marriott Hotel garage, and there's limited street parking as well. When checking in at the ground floor security desk of CIC Cambridge, please be sure to bring along a government-issued ID. Venture Cafe is located on the 5th floor, just outside the elevators.

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Thanks to our sponsors! Unity, The CIC Cambridge, and Stripes Learning https://apply.stripeslearning.com/ are generously sponsoring our meetup this month.

See you there!
Graham, Elliott, and Chris